Publisher: Tailten Games
Designer: Murray Heasman
MSRP: $29.95 (Barnes & Noble)
Easy to learn, and difficult to master.
When you hear this phrase, certain classic games like Othello and Chess may spring to mind. They are games that require you to think multiple moves ahead, to adapt your style of play to your opponents, and to force them to make the moves you would like them to. I love getting down with these types of games, which is why I enjoyed the time that I spent with Tailten Games’ TARA.
Run For Your Life, Candyman!
Publisher: Smirk and Dagger Games
I figure I’d make my debut post on PNG with a run down and review of one of my favorite board games, Run For Your Life, Candyman! A game that basically amounts to a Candyland with a black box couldn’t possibly be that much fun, now could it?
Publisher: Fantasy Flight Games
Designers: Bruno Faidutti and Jef Gontier
Play Time: 1-2 hours
Grade: A –
The captain’s quarters are flooded, there’s a fire in the engine room, and one of your crew is stuck in a room flooded with high water. You also have about 10 minutes before your sub is crushed but an angry giant squid. This is just a small portion of the problems you have on your sub that could be overheating, losing oxygen, or about to be crushed by and sunk to the briny deep. Welcome to Red November comrade, where how well you work with your crew determines if you all live or die.